It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
I have already joined myself in marriage to a husband, namely the kingdom of England.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.